Category Archives: Israeli Arabs

Can Jews and Arabs get along?

I never understood why the more radical Arab members of the Knesset behave so provocatively. Why did Haneen Zoabi take part in the 2010 Gaza flotilla? Why did she, along with her Balad colleagues Jamal Zahalka and Basel Ghattas visit … Continue reading

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Who is guilty of stupidity?

The three members of Israel’s Knesset – Jamal Zahalka, Haneen Zoabi and Basel Ghattas – who met recently with the families of three terrorist murderers, were condemned from all sides of Israel’s political spectrum. In addition to harsh criticism from … Continue reading

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Dear Arabs

Dear Arabs, The truth is we aren’t writing this for you, because you probably aren’t listening. But these things need to be said. We are not going to lecture you about how the Jewish people are the original inhabitants of … Continue reading

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Why negotiations with the PLO are a waste of time

Any “two-state solution” is a bad idea. It is inconsistent with Israel’s security – Judea and Samaria will quickly resemble Gaza – and it generally (but not always) implies that the Jewish people do not have full legal title to … Continue reading

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How Herzog and Livni could win

Last week I suggested that the aptly misnamed “Zionist Union” party would do anything to get into power, even — for the first time in Israel’s history —  invite an Arab party into their coalition, and yesterday Tzipi Livni made … Continue reading

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